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Penthouse Condo Sunsets at Key Largo, Kawama Yacht Club Tower

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Key Largo - Kawama Tower Penthouse #503

Condo/Home/APARTMENT, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy the panoramic view this tropically decorated, fifth-story unit has to offer of the Atlantic Ocean and the adjacent Wildlife Sanctuary. The unit affords its guests the spectacular sunsets the Florida Keys are famous for, right from your balcony and living room.

Kawama Yacht Club is situated at mile marker 100 right on the ocean. This gated community with 24 hour security gate offers all you need for a relaxing vacation or get-away.

The unit has porcelain tiled floors throughout for your comfort and cleanliness. Our unit is fully furnished with all the comforts of home, from your toaster oven to your blender to make those famous tropical drinks. Pets are NOT allowed and this is a No Smoking unit.

For the boaters, you will have free use of the ramp or contact us for information on renting a slip at our marina with direct access to the ocean. We feel confident your stay at Kawama Yacht Club will be a most memorable experience!

Keywords: Condominium

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Jose Penabad
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Guarani
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Jose Penabad

Owners Jose & Estela Penabad

Jose Penabad purchased this condo in 1999

Why Jose Penabad chose Upper Florida Keys

We bought Kawama for our future retirement home. Excellent fishing, scuba diving, Snorkeling and just all round water sport destination in Florida.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great condo, great vacation!

PatriciaB Florence, Italy

Review Submitted: October 5, 2009 Date of Stay: September 2009

My family and I just returned from a wonderful and relaxing vacation in Key Largo. Choosing the right place to stay was of utmost importance to me as I was traveling with my 7 month old baby, my parents and husband, and I must say that this condo was the right place! The condo unit had everything we needed from the baby's crib to every type of kitchen utensil that my husband needed for cooking (he is the chef in our family!). The condo and all its amenities were very well maintained.

The location of the condo was beautiful. As we drove into the private community we were very impressed by all the greenery. The condo also offered amazing views of the water and breathtaking sunsets.

Having a security guard at the gate was also a plus. Knowing that only authorized people were allowed on the property offered peace of mind.

Parking was never a problem. There was plenty of parking during the day and at night.

There were plenty of activities for the whole family to engage in. My husband and I went snorkeling in John Pennekamp's coral reef a few times. It was magnificent! He then went deep sea fishing with a private charter. My parents and the baby enjoyed swimming in a beautiful tropical beach just a few miles away called Founder's Park. All these activities were just minutes away! The building also has a couple of lovely and well-maintained pools.

Shopping, activities, food, car rentals and more are within minutes from this terrific condo! I manage a conference center in Florence, Italy and for several years also managed a small B&B in Florence, and I give this condo unit 5 stars. Not only is the unit and location terrific but so is the owner! From my first inquiry to the booking to check-in to departure, the owner made every step super easy. He was very helpful, offered a lot of advice about the area and was very friendly and professional. I hope we have a chance to return to his home in Key Largo in the future.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Dec 2009
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Penthouse Condo Sunsets at Key Largo, Kawama Yacht Club Tower
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 39 reviews

A little bit of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this condo December 4-11, 2009 and it was fabulous. It was extremely clean and all so beautifully decorated. It is so much nicer than what the pictures portray. The Kawama complex is great and in close proximity to all nearby attractions and restaurants. My husband and I really enjoyed all its amenities and great ocean views from the balcony. We especially enjoyed watching the sunsets every day. What the owner’s claim of having great sunsets is so true. The unit is very well equipped with all you need for your vacation and your home away from home. From linens to towels, kitchen utensils, it was all there. The owners are a delight to work with. Jose made it very easy to reserve the condo. I don’t know how Jose managed but our deposit was refunded and arrived 1 day after our arrival back home. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone visiting Key Largo and the Florida Keys. We will definitely come back again and this time bring the grandkids.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Denise, Look forward to seeing you and Gary again along with the Grandkids. Jose
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Great location for a family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

My family had a wonderful time staying at the condo, it was extremely clean and stocked with every necessity you would need.

The conco was centrally located to all the local reefs for snorkeling and fishing.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent place to stay at the Keys

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to Kawama Tower for 18 years and hope for another 18 to come at least:) Checkin is always very easy and hosts are always available and fast to respond. Property has very easy access to the ocean, swimming pools and lagoon (where we prefer to spend our time). Key Largo fisheries is right around the corner with freshest selection of fish available. Key Largo is the best dive spot in Florida and if you are a diver or snorkeler I would highly recommend to stay here. Another very important advantage of staying at Kawama Towers is that it is 100% wheelchair accessible.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Two thumbs up

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this place to everyone. I have been in many condos for vacations and this one had it all -- amenities, cleanliness, location, and security! There were no bugs ever. The scenery is beautiful. Everyone you meet is friendly, and the marina was an additional fun thing to be around. The parking is plentiful and I every day had a new thing to do and see. The owners are friendly and beyond helpful. Will return in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lorie, Glad to hear you all had a great time in Paradise. Thank you for baby sitting our home. Best Regards, Jose & Estela
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Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Dealing with the owners is fast and easy!

Very informative about the many things to do in the Keys. 10 minute ride to the Molasses reef. Unit is clean and well cared for. great place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John: Thanks for the review. hopefully get to see you gain next year. Regards, Jose
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Excellent customer service, wonderful condo with spectacular ocean view

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week in Key Largo and stayed at Kawama Tower. I contacted Jose about renting his unit for our vacation but it was already booked. Jose offered another similar unit on the top floor that was managed by the HOA. I had many questions and sent several emails. Jose answered them all promptly and also sent me a link to the available unit along with photos. The Tower is currently under renovation to install new hurricane windows and improve the exterior stucco. Even though this was going on during our stay, we were not bothered at all by the workers. We had a beautiful view of the sunset over the ocean every morning. We used the pool a few times and also the small area of "beachfront" to practice snorkeling. The sunset view from the point was spectacular. Kawama is a gated community and private which was nice as well. Everyone working at the guard tower greeted us with a smile coming and going. The whole experience of renting through VRBO from start to finish was as much or better than we expected and I highly recommend staying at Kawama Tower. We will most definitely return someday soon. Thank you for a wonderful place to spend our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teal: Glad to see all made it back home safely. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Kawama. Our renovation is moving now at a steady pace and sure will look nice once it is finished with the new building paint within the next couple of months. Best Regards, Jose & Estela
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Miami Intl Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Pilot House
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Train
65 Miles
Amtrak Miami
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pilot House
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
John Pennekamp
Car: recommended

Other Activities: boat, shopping, kayaking, deep sea fishing, Glass bottom boats, Bay flat fishing.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Key Largo, Upper Florida Keys

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 Aug 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving Week
19 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Early Winter
27 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas Week
17 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
3 Jan 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £246
Tax Rate 12.5%

All rates are net and do not include our current tax of 12.5%. Rates shown are only an average for the year. Rates vary pending on seasons and on high demand dates such as winter, special events and holidays. Always contact owner with requested dates of reservation to get a correct quote for your stay. Copies of State and County Licenses and tax certificates will be provided on request.
Rates higher over Lobster Mini season, July 4th Weekend and First day of Lobster Season opening, Christmas and New Years.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Key Largo in Florida Keys

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Play Pen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sleeper sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Ocean Front, Heated Pool, Washer/Dryer, Wireless Internet, Fully Equipped Kitchen and all Utensils, Towels and Linens, Portable Crib

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